More car advice needed

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  1. Flatulence

    Flatulence 5X EMU Champion

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    Lady has flip flopped on me. :upeyes: Now wants the Infiniti M35x. Anyone have one? How is it in the snow with the 4WD?
     
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    I looked at one, but got an Audi instead. You should check out the A4 and A6 in AWD- can't go wrong.
     

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    paynter2 It ain't over Millennium Member

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    A good friend has a Nissan Altima with the 3.5L engine. It's a great car - quite, nice ride and very fast for a FWD family car. I believe the Infinity shares that engine - a 'tweeked' version for sure, but the same...

    The Infinity in AWD should be very good in snow. The vast majority of Twin Cities commuters drive FWD - they have no problems. Driving in snow is a learned skill. We used to get to work in RWD cars - believe it or not.
     
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    metro273 Glock 19 Rocks!

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    I work for Nissan, as a technician and we sell plenty of pre-owned M35Xs! We don't ever get any complaints from the owners and most of the Infiniti techs will tell you the M35 is the best car Infiniti(Nissan) makes! :supergrin:
     
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    My Brother in Law leases his cars. Seems like the last three or so were Infinities.
     
  6. Flatulence

    Flatulence 5X EMU Champion

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    I dont fit in the Audis.
     
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    Wasn't she looking at a 3 series BMW or Subaru? The Infiniti M is a much larger car. They are very nice, but a much larger car and not available with a manual transmission I think. Doesn't the G35 (or is it now a 37?) have a 4wd version? My wife's short list has the rwd G35 sedan. Not much snow here.
     
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    Yes. She flip flopped on me. She drove the G today and didnt like it, then drove the M and loved it. I made her drive the BMW again and she said she wanted the M.

    :faint:
     
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    If I was looking for an AWD car I'd stick to Subaru, even Toyota is using Subaru AWD technology in some new projects.

    The M never did it for me and really don't hold their value at auction.
     
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    I just returned mine, its only really good in the snow if you put snow tires on it. Its not so good with the factory tires. The motor isnt the most fuel efficient six ive driven either, had some cool features like back up cam though.
     
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    oops...
     
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    Friend has a M and it is nice, but no manual tranny knocks it out of our list of cars. From a reliability standpoint I think you are in fairly good shape.